GENERAL RULES OF PLAYING AT AN ONLINE CASINO

Online casinos have recorded massive success recently. Thanks to the fact that they are superior to land-based casinos, they were able to attract millions of players from all around the world. What’s even better is the fact that they are on a path to become the biggest profit-makers in the gambling industry as experts predict that their global annual revenue will reach $100 billion by 2025.

The best part about online casinos is that they are supplied by some of the most reputable providers in the world and feature hundreds of quality games that are optimized for both mobile and desktop use. But, they do have a few rules that you need to respect and that is what we wanted to enlighten you with in this article.

Picking the Best Online Casino

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Of course, before we unveil the rules, you need to know how to pick the best online casino. First, you need to make sure that it is licensed and regulated. Moreover, the online casino should have a responsive Customer Support team, have an array of accepted payment methods, and feature numerous games. Roulette is one of the most popular games at online casinos and if you are a fan of this category, then feel free to check roulette’s top 10 ranked online casinos.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the rules.

Legal Age

To gain access to the games at online casinos, you need to be of legal age. The number varies from one country to another, but in most cases, it is 18. In the UK, the legal gambling age is 18, but in countries such as the USA, the legal age is 21.

Minimum and Maximum Deposits/Withdrawals

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When registering and playing at online casinos, you need to deposit money to play the games. Each online casino has a minimum and maximum deposit and withdrawal limit. Since the amount varies from one online casino to another, it is important to read the banking page to see what are the policies of your chosen online casino on this topic.

Payment Method Fees

The wide array of payment methods such as credit and debit cards, e-wallets, mobile pay, and bank transfers is a massive advantage that online casinos have. However, some methods may come with fees on withdrawals.

E-wallets such as Skrill, Neteller, and Klarna are among the methods that even though provide you with instant transactions, they come with fees on withdrawals. So, while you are at the banking page, make sure to check whether fees are applied or not. Also, it is worth checking what is the processing time of withdrawals. Each payment method comes with a certain processing time which is often between 1-3 business days. Bank transfers are the only ‘slower’ withdrawal method as their average processing time is 5 days.

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Market Restrictions

Some countries may be restricted to a certain online casino for various reasons. Not only that but some payment methods may also be excluded. Take the UK as an example. Recently, the UK Gambling Commission has decided to ban credit cards as a payment method at online casinos.

Check what the market restrictions are so that you can determine whether you are eligible to play at the chosen operator or not.

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